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Upcycling Algae Waste into Biomaterials

A sustainable, profitable and ecological alternative to fossil-based plastics

October 2020
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01.

Identification

By using naturally occurring algae, this Solution helps to reduce conventional plastic use.

The mass use of single-use and 'disposal' plastics is causing major issues for land and ocean pollution. This Solution from Eranova aims to providing a sustainable, profitable and ecological alternative to traditional fossil based plastics in the packaging and building industry by turning algae from algal blooms into biodegradable materials. By using natural products, Eranova's Solution reduces plastic use, cleans up water and captures CO2. The Solution offers several types of product suitable for various industries, mainly in construction.

Label Date October 2020
By Eranova
From France
Maturity stage Initial market commercialization
Looking For Network, visibility, funding, partners, credibility

Sectors - Value chain - Application

Sectors
Applications
Design, Power & Produce
Package & Distribute
Use & Efficiency
Valorize & Restore
Value Chain Steps
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02.

The environmental benefits

  • Reduces fossil-based plastics by 50% compared to mainstream alternative
  • Suitable for home composting, as certified by NFT 51 800
03.

The Financial benefits

  • 20% cheaper than PLA biopolymer
  • Payback in less than three years
04.

Activity Region

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Europe

France,

Asia

Turkey,

  • Headquarters
  • Activity
05.

Company Profile

Eranova

A new generation of Biosourced polymers from Upcycling Algae Biomass reducing Algae bloom and Plastic Polution

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Headquarters
06.

Networking Partner

CleantechAlps

As an expert for the innovation scene in energy and environmental technologies, CleantechAlps (Sion, Switzerland) is a hub for the cleantech ecosystem, connecting its stakeholders with relevant partners.

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